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REVIEW | Stadium | Birmingham Rep

What happens when you integrate theatre and football? The Birmingham Rep’s new commission Stadium is the answer to that. As director Mohamed El Khatib delves into the passion, love and dedication towards football the Midlands really has. With the Midlands being an area dominated by football, particularly due to the rivalry between Aston Villa and Birmingham City,…

INTERVIEW | RSC’S Snow in Midsummer | Writer Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig

Alongside their Rome season, the RSC have launched a Chinese Classics Translation Project, in order to bring classical Chinese stories to a modern UK audience. Kicking off their project, is Snow in Midsummer, a modern re-imagining of one of the most famous Classical Chinese dramas. The RSC are interested in staging stories written and performed during Shakespeare’s lifetime, and therefore…

Scott Reid (Christopher) & David Michaels (Ed) in rehearsal for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, pic by Ellie Kurttz.jpg

INTERVIEW | David Michaels as Ed Boone in the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Mark Haddon’s novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is regarded as a treasure on the West End with the National Theatre’s remarkable production. Simon Stephen’s adaptation has been a hit on Broadway and on tour, and it will embark on another UK tour this January, opening at the Lowry. Curious Incident tells the…

REVIEW | Rehearsal for Murder | UK Tour

Rehearsal for Murder isn’t your typical murder mystery, whilst it has all the essential components, there are a series of genuinely unexpected twists and turns. Bill Kenwright’s production performed by The Classic Thriller Theatre Company is bursting with well-known actors both from the stage and the screen. Telling the story of a group of people in the theatre…